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a secret love affair
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A love affair, especially an illicit one.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal, from Latin amor, love; see amorous.]
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a love affair, esp a secret or illicit one
[C13: from Old French, from Latin amor love]
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a love affair, esp. an illicit or secret one.
[1250–1300; < Middle French, Old French amo(u)r, probably < Old Provençal < Latin amor love]
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|Noun||1.||amour - a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship|
sexual relationship - a relationship involving sexual intimacy
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noun love affair, relationship, affair, romance, intrigue, liaison, affaire de coeur (French) This meaningful amour had gone horribly wrong.
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amour[æˈmʊər] (literary) n (= love affair) → liaison f
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